Category: Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer Prevention: Sunscreen Fall & Winter

The leaves are falling and temperatures are dropping. This is a great time of year to get out and enjoy! Most people associate sun protection with a summer’s day at the beach, but it is equally important in Fall and Winter! The sun’s harmful UV rays are just as strong and damaging on cool and […]

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Skin Cancer Screening and Treatment

More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year than with cancers of the breast, prostate, lung, and colon combined, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation.

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Skin Cancer on the Rise

Skin cancer is on the rise in United States. That is why is is ever so important to be educated about this deadly disease. It is the most common form of cancer and of all cancers in the U.S., 50% are skin cancer.

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Shining Light On Skin Cancer

It’s a well publicized fact that getting too much sun could cause skin cancer. But do you really understand the truth about skin cancer? This infographic from the folks at ReuseThisBag.com provides information about skin cancer and the effects of sun exposure – both good and bad.

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Cancer’s Gifts with Love & Hope

When Bob Heffernan walked into my office six years ago with a little bump on the top of his head, he figured it was a pimple. Bob wasn’t a big sun worshipper. He came to me for yearly mole checks. But he hadn’t given the spot much thought—partly, perhaps, it wasn’t staring him in the […]

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